20 Oct 2017

A new Taliban tactic is racking up a huge body count in Afghanistan

“According to The Times, driving captured vehicles into police and military bases and blowing them up has become one of the Taliban’s most recent and most deadly tactics.” Source: A new Taliban tactic is racking up a huge body count in Afghanistan – Business Insider

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19 Oct 2017

Afghanistan army base in Kandahar attacked by Taliban amid wave of suicide attacks

“The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country, including an assault that officials say wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province. “ Source: Afghanistan army base in Kandahar attacked by Taliban amid wave of suicide attacks – CBS

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19 Oct 2017

Macron sets out counter-terror programme for next five years

“French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a plan to bolster France’s domestic security on Wednesday during a speech to police forces at the presidential Elysée Palace.” Source: Macron sets out counter-terror programme for next five years – France 24

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19 Oct 2017

EU introduces new measures to combat ′low-tech′ terrorism

“The EU has announced more than €180 million will be dedicated to stopping terrorist attacks by smaller, less complex cells. After a series of attacks around Europe, the bloc is aiming to make public spaces safer.” Source: EU introduces new measures to combat ′low-tech′ terrorism | Europe | DW |

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19 Oct 2017

Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State group disintegrates

“Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group.” Source: Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State group disintegrates

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18 Oct 2017

The Latest: 2 arrested in connection with Somalia bombing

“Officials in Somalia say two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s massive truck bombing that killed more than 300.” Source: The Latest: 2 arrested in connection with Somalia bombing

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18 Oct 2017

Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rams police truck, kills seven

“A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rammed a car into a police truck in the southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, police said.” Source: Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rams police truck, kills seven

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18 Oct 2017

Wave of Taliban suicide attacks on Afghan forces kills at least 74

“At least 74 people have been killed in a wave of Taliban suicide attacks targeting police compounds and government facilities in the south, east and west of Afghanistan.” Source: Wave of Taliban suicide attacks on Afghan forces kills at least 74 | World news | The Guardian

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18 Oct 2017

US drones target Taliban commander in Pakistan’s tribal areas

“US drones are reported to have killed five jihadists in Pakistan’s tribal agency on Kurram earlier today, according to reports from Pakistan. The strike took place only days after Pakistan freed two westerners and their children from Taliban custody in the same tribal agency.” Source: US drones target Taliban commander

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18 Oct 2017

Somalia Bomb Attack Killed Two U.S. Citizens, State Department Says

“At least two U.S. citizens were among the 276 people killed in a huge truck bomb blast last weekend in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, the State Department said Tuesday.” Source: Somalia Bomb Attack Killed Two U.S. Citizens, State Department Says – NBC News

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